|January 14, 2017||1st||2nd||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||TSUMBB||MORM|
|FG Percentage||.556 (30-54)||.482 (27-56)|
|3P FG Percentage||.467 (7-15)||.435 (10-23)|
|FT Percentage||.750 (18-24)||.852 (23-27)|
TENNESSEE STATE (12-5, 3-1 OVC)
at MOREHEAD STATE (6-11, 2-2 OVC)
Saturday, Jan. 14 | 7:45 p.m. ET (6:45 p.m. CT)
Johnson Arena | Morehead, Ky.
VIDEO: OVC Digital Network
RADIO: 102.1 FM The Light - Greg Pogue (pxp) and Albert Dawson (analysis) on the call
LIVE STATS: StatBroadcast.com
GAME NOTES: TENNESSEE STATE | MOREHEAD STATE
SOCIAL MEDIA: Twitter - @TSU_Tigers | Instagram - @TSUTigers | #BigBlueRising
OPENING TIP: The Tennessee State men’s basketball team looks for its fourth-consecutive victory with a road showdown at Morehead State on Saturday. TSU has racked up an Ohio Valley Conference best 12 overall wins on the season.
ABOUT MOREHEAD STATE: The Eagles had won two in a row before an 84-78 loss to Belmont on Jan. 12. Morehead State scores a league-high 81.4 points per game led by Xavier Moon’s 15.6 points per game.
LAST TIME OUT: Wayne Martin (Brooklyn, N.Y.) posted 14 points and a season-high 17 points in a 63-49 road victory over Eastern Kentucky. The Tigers outrebounded EKU by a 46-37 margin and limited the Colonels to 34.0 percent shooting. Delano Spencer (Atlanta, Ga.) added 12 points with four made three pointers for TSU on the night.
LAST SEASON VERSUS MOREHEAD STATE: TSU and Morehead State split two games last year with both teams winning at home. In the first meeting in Nashville, TSU earned a 77-76 win over Morehead State. In the return trip to Morehead, the Eagles handed TSU a 66-61 loss. Tahjere McCall (Philadelphia, Pa.) averaged 20.0 points per game in last year’s meetings with Armani Chaney (Chicago, Ill.) posting 12.5 points per game.
ALL-TIME SERIES VERSUS MOREHEAD STATE: TSU is 31-36 in the all-time series versus Morehead State. The Tigers are 1-3 against the Eagles in the Dana Ford era.
ANOTHER DOUBLE-DOUBLE: Wayne Martin (Brooklyn, N.Y.) picked up his eighth double-double of the season on Jan. 12 at EKU with 14 points and 17 rebounds. Martin now has 18 career double-doubles.
UP NEXT: TSU hosts Tennessee Tech on Jan. 19 at the Gentry Center.